merry-thanksgivoween

Managing Holiday Stress

Hiya blog followers! Can you believe November is already here?! As the sugar rush of Halloween winds down, the upcoming holiday scramble begins. While this season can be the most wonderful time of the year, it can also become overwhelmingly stressful and maybe even depressing for some. Here are some practical tips from the Mayo…

not-mine-ours

Marriage & Money

Hello people! One of the toughest things about money management is sharing the burden with a spouse. As crazy as that may seem for you single folks, blending financial habits can be very challenging. People look at money differently resulting in different views of spending or saving it. Those differences can cause major friction. I…

magnifying-glass-2

Keeping An Eye On Your Credit (Part 2)

Welcome back friends and followers! In PART 1 of this series, I gave you the scoop on where to access free copies of your credit reports and on why checking these on a regular basis is so important. Today, I am going to walk through each credit report section to help you check for mistakes. While…

mom-and-son

New Car?

I had been looking for a bigger car for a while.  Being stuck inside a small sedan with a very active four-year-old was feeling quite tight.  We needed more SPACE! But I also wanted to make sure this change in transportation would not break the bank. So, I evaluated my budget, created my wish list,…

chopped-vegetables

Quick Meal Tips: Modifying Recipes

Hello loyal readers! This week, I’m back with another cooking tip! The Life-Skills Workshop coming up in October will be full of great tips from yours truly, but I know not everyone can come so I wanted to share something on our blog as well! One of the hardest things about trying to eat healthy…